Phoenician Glass Head

Culture: Phoenician
Period: 6th-4th century B.C.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 3.5 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 6054
Provenance: Japanese private collection.
Condition: A small repair on the right eyebrow, otherwise intact.
Description: Rod-shaped glass head with white face, large eyes and thick eyebrows of blue and black glass paste. On the forehead a headdress of yellow glass pearls, moreover on each ear a yellow glass pearl. Also the lips are in yellow. With the suspension on the head the pendant was worn around the neck, possibly with apotropaic function.